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|Technological Advancements in Biomedicine for Healthcare Applications
Technology continues to play a major role in all aspects of society, particularly healthcare. Advancements such as biomedical image processing, technology in rehabilitation, and biomedical robotics for healthcare have aided in significant strides in the biomedical engineering research field....
International Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Engineering (IJBCE)
The International Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Engineering (IJBCE) emphasizes the importance of cutting-edge research by narrowing the gap between engineering and medicine through new technological innovations. The journal covers wide spectrum of innovations, including biosensors, medical...
Neonatal Monitoring Technologies: Design for Integrated Solutions
Wei Chen, Sidarto Bambang Oetomo, Loe Feijs.
Neonatal monitoring refers to the monitoring of vital physiological parameters of premature infants and full-term infants that are critically ill. In the last decades, several important treatment modalities emerged that had a substantial impact on the mortality of prematurely born infants. However...
Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems: Technologies, Tools and Applications
Anupam Shukla, Ritu Tiwari.
The multidisciplinary field of biomedical engineering is critical to the advancement and continual evolution of medical tools and technologies. Bridging the disciplines of engineering and medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Information Systems: Technologies, Tools and Applications , informs...
Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy Technologies and Disability Informatics
Information technologies constitute a very important contribution to the integration of a population into its environment. Unfortunately, in most cases the development of new technologies does not consider the special needs of potentially disabled users. The Handbook of Research on Personal Autonomy...
Biomedical Knowledge Management: Infrastructures and Processes for E-Health Systems
Wayne Pease, Malcolm Cooper, Raj Gururajan.
The Internet and other technological developments are now playing increasing roles in the management of knowledge within consumer health behavior and the delivery of health services. Biomedical Knowledge Management: Infrastructures and Processes for E-Health Systems provides multidisciplinary best...
Ubiquitous Health and Medical Informatics: The Ubiquity 2.0 Trend and Beyond
Sabah Mohammed, Jinan Fiaidhi.
Progress in ubiquitous computing, social networking, medical informatics and IT technologies has resulted in a new generation of healthcare systems. Ubiquitous Health and Medical Informatics: The Ubiquity 2.0 Trend and Beyond provides insight into the various trends, innovations, and organizational...
Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications
Anupam Shukla, Ritu Tiwari.
Technology has made it possible to bridge such distinct fields as engineering and medicine, creating systems with benefits that people could have never before imagined. Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications helps young researchers and developers understand...
Telemedicine and Biotelemetry for E-Health Systems: Theory and Applications
Elif Derya Übeyli.
This chapter develops an integrated view of telemedicine and biotelemetry applications. The objective of the chapter is coherent with the objective of the book, which includes techniques in the biomedical knowledge management. Telemedicine is the use of modern telecommunications and information...
The Use of Artificial Intelligence Systems for Support of Medical Decision-Making
William Claster, Nader Ghotbi, Subana Shanmuganathan.
There is a treasure trove of hidden information in the textual and narrative data of medical records that can be deciphered by text-mining techniques. The information provided by these methods can provide a basis for medical artificial intelligence and help support or improve clinical decision making...
Electronic Health Records System Using HL7 and DICOM in Ophthalmology
Isabel de la Torre Díez, Roberto Hornero Sánchez, Miguel López Coronado, María Isabel López Gálvez.
Health Level Seven (HL7) and Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) standards are strongly influencing Electronic Health Records (EHRs) standardization. In this chapter, we present a web-based application, TeleOftalWeb 3.2, to store and exchange EHRs in ophthalmology by using HL7...
Electronic Medical Prescription: An Overview of Current Status and Issues
Golam Sorwar, San Murugesan.
Even today most medical prescriptions are typically handwritten or printed on paper and hand-delivered to pharmacists. Paper-based medical prescription is generating major concerns as the incidences of prescription errors have been increasing and causing minor to serious problems to patients, including...
Ethical Issues of Health Management Predictive Modeling
Elizabeth McGrady, Linda W. Nelms.
In the wake of continuously escalating healthcare costs, health management in the workplace has gained new momentum as employers strategize to optimize the health of their workforce while containing healthcare costs. Gaining acceptance as a viable tool to aid employers is a process called Predictive...
Persistent Clinical Encounters in User Driven E-Health Care
Rakesh Biswas, Joachim Sturmberg, Carmel M. Martin, A. U. Jai Ganesh, Shashikiran Umakanth, Edwin Wen Huo Lee.
This chapter discusses the role of e-health in creating persistent clinical encounters to extend the scope of health care beyond its conventional boundaries utilizing social networking technology to create what the authors’ term ‘user driven health care’. It points out the necessity to direct the...
User-Centric and Inclusive Design Methods: Implications for E-Healthcare
Alastair S. Macdonald, David Loudon, Christopher S. C. Li.
This chapter discusses the role of user-centric and inclusive design methods in healthcare pathways. The rapid uptake of e-health technologies by clinicians and healthcare managers to administer, for example, patient records, has meant that user-centered e-health tools and processes should be adopted...
Telederm: A Web-Based Decision Support System for Medical Practitioners
Geoff West, Mihai Lazarescu, Monica Ou.
In this chapter we describe a web-based decision support system called Telederm that has been developed with the aim of helping general practitioners diagnose skin ailments from a knowledge base while allowing incremental updates of the knowledge base as cases occur. We outline the two major challenges...
A Stroke Information System (SIS): Critical Issues and Solutions
Fundamental end user issues identified in the design stage of a Stroke Information System (SIS) for Hospital Information Management System (HIMS) in the secondary care and above phase of TACMIS1, depict the ‘gloomy trend’ in introducing Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to the health...
Human Factors in Dynamic E-Health Systems and Digital Libraries
Arash Shaban-Nejad, Volker Haarslev.
E-health systems and digital libraries deal with human health, requiring fast responses and real-time decision-making. Human intervention can be seen in the whole life cycle of biomedical systems. In fact, relations between patients, nurses, lab technicians, health insurers, and physicians are crucial...